Traveler’s Stretches

Before you travel this summer, be sure to follow this quick guide of effective stretches. It will only take about 2 minutes and could prevent bothersome injuries as you travel the world. Have a great trip!   For more stretches please refer to "Stretching" by Bob Anderson     
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Rules to Live By

Health 1) Drink plenty of water. 2) Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a beggar. 3) Eat more foods that grow on trees and plants and less food that is manufactured in plants. 4) Live with the 3 E's - Energy, Enthusiasm, and Empathy. 5) Make time to pray. 6) Play more games. 7) Read more books than you did last year. 8) Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes each day. 9) Sleep for 7 hours. 10) Take a 20-30 minute walk a day. And while you walk, smile. Personality 11) Don't compare your life to others. You have no idea what their j...
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Food for Thought – Russell Erhardt DC, DACBR

The greatest thing, bar none, in all the world...Love The greatest thought...God The greatest Mystery...Death The greatest puzzle...Life The greatest need...Common Sense The greatest sin...Fear The best work...What you like The best play...Work The greatest comfort...The knowledge that you have done your work well The best day...Today The best town..Where you succeed The biggest fool...The boy who will not go to school The cleverest man...One who always does what he thinks is right The greatest mistake...Giving up The greatest deceiver...One who deceiv...
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IF By Rudy Kipling

IF you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you; IF you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too: If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, don't deal in lies, Or being hated don't give way to hating, And yet don't look too good, nor talk too wise; IF you can dream- and not make dreams your master; If you can think- and not make thoughts your aim, If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster And treat those two imposters just the same: If you can bear to hear the truth you've spo...
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Tips for Safe Yardwork

Spring is (almost) here! There are a few simple and easy tips to follow to ensure a safe and pain free transition into spring and summer. Before you go outside to do some gardening and yard work, be sure to incorporate a warm-up and cool-down that includes stretching. Stretches should be performed before and after activity to avoid injury. Start slow at first, take a 10 minute break every 20-30 minutes, and slowly increase the amount of time you are working outside. By doing this, your body will be able to acclimate itself to the increased demands of yard work. Always use proper body mechan...
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10 Reasons to Stay Away from Sodas and Energy Drinks

1) The average soda has no nutritional value- only sugar, carbonated water, caramel color, natural flavors, caffeine, phosphoric acid, and high fructose corn syrup. 2) According to Harvard researchers, the risk of childhood obesity increases 1.6 times with each additional daily serving of soda consumed. 3) Soda adds more sugar to a typical 2-year-old's diet than cookies,  candies, and ice cream combined. 4) Numerous studies indicate that the sugar and acids in soda may cause tooth decay. 5) According to some household cleaning websites, soda can be used as a toilet cleaner and rust...
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Car Accidents, Neck Pain, and Chiropractic

Justine O'Callahan, Dr. Richard Pashayan Countless people are involved in car accidents everyday and if you're lucky enough you get out, you walk away, and you're fine right? Wrong. Often times symptoms of an injury don't appear until 24-48 hours after the accident. Most commonly, the injury is a whiplash injury in which the neck rapidly moves back and forth. This forceful motion of the neck can damage bones, discs, ligaments, nerves, and muscles. This may sound familiar to you because it is a very common occurrence. How do you know if you have a Whiplash injury? Well, there...
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Adjustments and Chiropractic

  Dr. Richard Pashayan, Justine O'Callahan First, lets talk about a subluxation. What is it? A chiropractic subluxation is a bone out of a place that often puts pressure on surrounding nerves and muscles, causing an imbalance in the nervous system. This may be associated with pain, tenderness, headaches, inflammation, various other symptoms, as well as no symptoms at all! How do you know if you have a subluxation? You may not know! Most people who see a chiropractor are already experiencing symptoms, a sign that the subluxation has been present for quite some time and has already ...
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